Archives for May 2015

CAPS Next Membership Meeting – Saturday June 20th

Dr. Michael Soileau, who was recently named director of the Plummer Movement Disorders Center at the Scott & White Neuroscience Institute, is our guest speaker for the June 20th meeting. He will discuss Parkinson's and treatment options. This presentation is sponsored by our friends at Teva Pharmaceuticals, who will also provide lunch.   … [Read more...]

Lakeway Area Support Group

Our Lakeway Area PD Support Group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 2:00 pm. Meetings take place at: Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Lake Travis 2000 Medical Drive Lakeway, TX 78734 (map) For additional information, email Nikita Nabar or call her at 512-263-4500. Directions: Take Hwy 620 S to Birrell St. (near Post Office) Make a right onto Birrell St. Make a right onto Medical … [Read more...]

June 20th – Michael Soileau

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease and Current Treatments Our June 20th meeting features Dr. Michael Soileau. Dr. Soileau is a neurologist, and was recently named director of the Plummer Movement Disorders Center at the Scott & White Neuroscience Institute. He will join us for our monthly membership meeting, where he will discuss Parkinson's and treatment options. Dr. Soileau earned his … [Read more...]

CAPS Next Membership Meeting – Saturday May 16th

Join us at our May 16 meeting for a special roundtable discussion of the proposed Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015. A group petition as been recommended so that collectively we can  take action to impact future research efforts. (Note: this is a change from the originally planned program for May.) Potluck luncheon will follow the discussion. … [Read more...]

May 16th – CAPS Special Legislative Roundtable

Note: this is a change from the originally planned program for May. Join us at our May 16 meeting for a special roundtable discussion of the proposed Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015. In preparation for the discussion, consider reading the link below regarding the recommended this legislation, which was introduced by Rep. Michael C. Burgess (R-TX) and Rep. Chris Van … [Read more...]

CAPS 1st Annual Summer Bash – Thursday, August 13 – Save that date!

Get ready for an evening of great music, food, and lots of fun with your friends at CAPS 1st Annual Summer Bash. Special guests, Austin’s own favorites, The Bee Gees Songbook tribute band will perform, and there's much more planned. This will be a night to remember — with all proceeds going to CAPS. And to make it easy, you can buy tickets online, at a meeting, by phone or at the door. … [Read more...]